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CM_article.jpgDemystifying the Magic of Lamination

by Richard Crowe and Dave Howard, Burkle North America

This article was featured in the December 2017 issue of Card Magazine.

Printing is most likely the best understood process within the plastic card industry and most likely the greatest contributor to scrap and rework, but lamination is also a contributor and often misunderstood.

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Bürkle GmbH Transfers Card Body Fabrication Equipment to Otto Künnecke GmbH

Bürkle GmbH and Otto Künnecke GmbH announced jointly that they have entered into a transfer of manufacturing of the Bürkle Card Body Fabrication line (which includes card blanking (punch), tape laying and collation equipment) from Bürkle to Otto Künnecke.

Perfect Plastic Printing Chooses a Burkle SmartLam System for Their Expansion

Dave Howard, Vice President and Business Unit Manager for Burkle North America’s Plastic Card Business Unit, announced today that Perfect Plastic Printing of St. Charles IL has placed an order for their second SmartLam card lamination system.

New Generation Module Implanting and Cavity Milling System

Ruhlamat, a leader in Cavity Milling and Chip Module Implanting Equipment introduces their new PowerCombi DI (Dual Interface) production system. The new in-line production system has significant features for Card Fabricators.